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ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the 14-year-old girl in pakistan that stood up against the taliban so that girls could go to school. they shot her in the head, she is still in critical condition. but this one young heroine has inspired a growing movement in pakistan to unite against the taliban and say, finally, enough is enough. here's abc's muhammad lila. >> reporter: at candlelit vigils, she's an icon of hope. a courageous young girl now fighting for her life in a military hospital. >> malala can be anybody's child. it is not that this thing will stop at one person. >> reporter: 14-year-old malala yousufzai was shot and nearly killed on her school bus, targeted by the taliban. her only crime, demanding the right for girls to go to school, something the taliban oppose. the attack has shaken the country, from ordinary pakistanis right to the highest levels of power. even the head of the country's powerful army visited her in the hospital, saying, "we refuse to bow before terror." this woman fights for women's rights. we spoke to her with malala's story on the front page of every newspaper in the country. how is i
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >>> overseas now, and the latest on the heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to school. today, across pakistan, it was a day of prayer for 14-year-old malala yousufzai. she is in satisfactory condition tonight, they say, and we have learned that several suspects are under arrest. they have not been identified yet, but the taliban was unrepentant, issuing a statement, saying, they had warned her not to speak out about going to school, the way western girls do. malala has been air lifted to a leading military hospital in pakistan for her own protection. >>> and now, back here at home, there is some wicked weather brewing as we head into the weekend. out west, the crushing triple digit heat has been replaced by hail. and there are random water spouts popping up on the horizon. as abc's meteorologist ginger zee tells us, tonight, the storms are marching east. >> reporter: thunderstorms and lightning lit up the sky in southern california. inside the storms, flooding rains and spectacular hail. >> it's pretty freaky weather down here. when we
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: nordstrom suspected the denials for more security were rooted in a fear of making libya seem more unstable. but a state department official denied any politics were at play. >> i have directly served six secretaries of state, democratic and republican. on my honor, no. none. >> reporter: we've learned new details of what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turkish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center of the compound heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, information specialist sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in a safe area. they saw their attackers hunting for them. then, pouring diesel and setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air, but it was not enough. on the ground, suffering from
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